Canoe Ridge Chardonnay 1997

Chardonnay from Columbia Valley, Washington

Price: $21.49 $19.99
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Item No. 1655
  • WS87
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1998
  • WS88
  • 1996
  • WS86

Winemaker's Notes

We intend to barrel ferment a good deal of the wine, but the emphasis will be on the fruit flavors with a well integrated touch of oak. The wine expresses itself in aromas of fresh green apples, tropical pineapple, and a pleasant hint of allspice.

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Canoe Ridge Vineyard's estate vineyard, uniquely sited at a broad section of the Columbia River in eastern Washington, produces grapes of uncommon quality. The vast river moderates temperatures, prolonging the grapes' time on the vines during summer days, which are longer at this northern latitude, while protecting the vines from hard freezes in the winter. Sheltering ridges limit...

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Learn About Columbia Valley

Columbia Valley is the largest of Washington State's wine growing regions, with almost 11 million acres. It encompasses a number of smaller regions, including Yakima Valley, Walla Walla Valley, Red Mountain and more. The vast area consists of a range of climates, allowing viticulturists to plant a diverse selection of grape varieties. Most wineries plant rows sparsely, which...

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Learn About Chardonnay

Chardonnay (shar-dawn-AY) White Wine's Queen Bee Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay can grow just about anywhere. It adapts well to different soils and different climates. While frequently paired with California, its native home lies in the vineyards of Burgundy, France. The only major white grape of the region, Chardonnay is at its best on the rolling...

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